When the Cubs acquired reliever Justin Wilson and catcher Alex Avila from the Tigers at the non-waiver Trade Deadline, the focus was on the left-hander and how the bullpen got a boost. The Cubs didn't know how important Avila would be until Friday.
The big Swede was at the top of his game when injury struck, but he's still making it happen, even if a slightly different course to what was originally the plan. ( Photos: 10, Comments: 11 ) Read more
Nelson Cruz matched his career high for extra base hits in a game, going 3-for-4 with a home run and two doubles on Friday in the Mariners' 6-5 loss to the Angels at Safeco Field. He added two RBIs to ... Read more
J.R. Richard happily and proudly allowed the applause to wash over him on Friday in an outpouring of appreciation for his long and winding road of a life. In this moment, being home again seemed rich ... Read more
How do you pick just four people to represent the spirit of Manchester United ? The real-life Mount Rushmore is mired in controversy and political complexity, but we are dealing with the spirit of the ... Read more
AnfieldIndex.com Earlier this week it was reported Philippe Coutinho would only leave Liverpool if a deal was to be done amicably. This ensured the ball was in the club’s court. As long as we reject a ... Read more